Collected Poems and The Window of Souls by Henry Elliot HarmanCollected Poems and The Window of Souls by Henry Elliot Harman

Collected Poems and The Window of Souls

byHenry Elliot Harman

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922. Excerpt: ... THE WINDOW OF SOULS Three stories from every day Life, illustrating the Power of Heredity and its influence on character. I Beyond the Reach of Pride II Magdalene III After Many Years HEREDITY Through open windows of her soul I looked--and there, alas! to see The taint of olden sins unfold--The gift of blood to such as she. A woman's heart was hers within A woman's love, with pity bent And yet the lure of father's sin Was there to follow where she went. If she should wear the scarlet gown And walk the road where FoUy dwells Be mindful this: forget to frown On one where blood forever tells. THE WINDOW OF SOULS Real character can only be understood when seen through the window of one's soul. People walk through life from youth to old age, covered by a thin veneer of pretence and pass to honored graves. The world is flooded with books, dealing in cheap society characters, silly conversation and people who know little and feel less. To paint life as it is characters must feel deeply and act from impulse--those who have gone into the depths and suffered. And to see them as they are we must view them through the windows of their souls. This is the age of intolerance. Society shuns the unfortunate, our courts send them to wear prison stripes; neither considers the fact that we inherit all the weaknesses of our parents. Modern society has forgotten the fact that the Master pardoned the scarlet woman, cried out against hypocrisy and told the thief on the cross: "This day thou shalt be with me in paradise." In the following stories we look through the window of souls at each individual and see the powerful influence which Heredity exerts in the formation of character. Old as the subject is it is the most interesting question under discussion today. Characters are m...
Title:Collected Poems and The Window of SoulsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217825338

ISBN - 13:9780217825337